Police Use Facebook To Put End To Gang’s Crime Spree In Crown Heights (CBS News, New York)
The capability has been around for awhile but hasn't gone anywhere - thankfully. That being: Let's just barcode everybody at birth so individual whereabouts can be tracked at all times. It's an approach certain to solve numerous security and business related problems for government. American science fiction writer Elizabeth Moon thinks it's a great idea and recently told BBC exactly that. Click the link below for more scary stuff on this one:
Would You Barcode Your Baby? U.S. Companies Developing Implants Which Would Make Surveillance Easier (The Daily Mail)
Munch, munch, munch...eating crow is so much fun. No more do I offer a comment in a prior post on this blog that stated armed drones over the U.S. is something that is never going to happen, but what do I read - a story about a town in Texas with plans along those lines. Sorry, I should have known better from my days in Beeville, Texas. Hard to know if this is the real deal, or a cub reporter gone wild. You can decide for yourself by clicking the link below:
In the "I told you so department", CNN and the other big news outlets have started waking up to the story about all that stuff out there floating across the North Pacific from the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami of last year. I guess the recent arrival of a 66-foot long floating dock from Misawa, Japan set off the alarm clock for them. Read more using the link below:
Comment: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World out there. So keep your head on a swivel and have a great weekend!